Figure 2.1: The incidence rate per million population for homicide offences currently recorded by the police in England and Wales, year ending December 1967 to year ending March 2015
Source: Homicide Index, Home Office
- Homicide Index data are not designated as National Statistics.
- Year ending December 1987 includes 15 victims of Michael Ryan.
- Year ending March 2001 includes 58 Chinese nationals who suffocated in a lorry en route into the UK.
- Year ending March 2003 includes 172 victims of Dr Harold Shipman.
- Year ending March 2004 includes 20 cockle pickers who drowned in Morecambe Bay.
- Year ending March 2006 includes 52 victims of the 7 July London bombings.
- Year ending March 2011 includes 12 victims of Derrick Bird.
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